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Jalaluddin Rumi, The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing Quotes: Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.
         

Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.


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Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.
         



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